Blogs by MindGenius
6 Benefits of Mind Mapping
Mind mapping is a great way to collect and collaborate on ideas. This blog is going to focus on SIX great ways that mind mapping
Mind Mapping for Adults with ADHD: Organise your information with MindGenius.
For many, mind mapping is a fantastic tool for creating projects and collaborating with your team. However mind mapping can be a great way to
What Mind Mapping means for Dyslexia
In light of the upcoming 2022 Dyslexia Show that’s being held in Birmingham, this blog is dedicated to the thousands of MindGenius users who have
6 ways to develop a Project Scope Statement with MindGenius
In project management, a project scope statement is a useful tool to outline the project’s deliverables and identify the constraints, assumptions and key success factors
5 ways you can use mind mapping and why it’s so powerful.
Many of you already have a vague idea of what a mindmap is and how it can be used. However, what you might not be
5 ways MindMaps help you to stand out from the crowd
As someone who has used MindMap techniques daily for the last 25 years, I cannot quite understand why their use is not more widely adopted by organizations the world over. We grew a very successful software business that helped organizations in over
3 innovative ways to improve your study skills using mind maps
As a former university student, I found that Mind Maps were a great way to get all of your ideas down in one place. Mind
Prevent your projects failing with these 5 steps
As tempting as it is to jump in and get on with things, the cause of most project failures is a result of insufficient front-end work. Generally, there are
3 Simple Steps to Mind Mapping with MindGenius 20
Mind mapping is something that you may have heard of and used before throughout your education and work-life In fact, when many of us think
Mind Mapping Works; and Here’s Why.
I have used Mind Mapping techniques for the best part of 30 years. Without doubt it has helped me enormously throughout my career. I have also seen many
Infographics: What they are and why you should use them.
It’s so important to keep up-to-date with trends in today’s modern world. One of the most recent trends we’ve seen is companies using infographics to
3 ways MindGenius can help you in December
For many of us, December is a great time of year. Christmas in a matter of weeks, and new year just around the corner. Despite
Get 2021 off to a great start with these 3 tips.
It’s fair to say that this year hasn’t been great for a large majority of us over the world. As many of us have begun
3 Ways to Improve your Work Performance
Has your work performance gone downhill since the turn of the year? The good news is, you are definitely not alone. There are thousands of
Can MindGenius help you with productivity? Yes, and here’s why.
Now that many of us are working at home for the foreseeable future, it is vital to remain productive & positive in a new working
Grow your Small Project into a Masterplan with MindGenius.
There are many strategies to think about when looking to start a project. The budget, the timescale and the resources, just to name a few.
3 Project Management Templates you need for Success.
Managing any project, regardless of whether it’s your first or fortieth time, can be a very difficult and matriculate process if not done correctly. The
3 MindGenius templates ideal for starting University (they’re free!)
Starting university is one of the most enjoyable feelings in the world. Regardless of whether you’re going straight from high school, from college or any
A Successful Event Requires Strategy and Planning by Brad Egeland
What’s coming up next in your life personally or professionally? An anniversary party? A graduation? A wedding? A webinar? A large conference or product launch?
Homeworking & Homeschooling in COVID-19 by Brad Egeland
It appears that COVID-19 isn’t going away anytime soon. Most of us have reached that point where we at least know someone who has contracted
5 Ways to be an Excellent Project Manager During COVID-19 by Brad Egeland
There’s no question that the way we did things last year cannot be the status quo way we do things this year. Or maybe even
10 Ingredients for Successful Projects by Brad Egeland
While no one can guarantee success on any given project, following tried and true steps plus solid project experience can help you get as close
Agile Intro for Waterfall Teams by Brad Egeland
Are you a longtime Waterfall business analyst or project team member an environment moving to an Agile methodology for managing projects and performing software development
Five Fixes for a Struggling PMO by Brad Egeland
A few years back I conducted a survey of my readers – mainly project managers and PMO directors and CIOs, etc….and I asked them some
How To Set Productive Goals using Mind Maps? by Simki Dutta
Whether it’s getting fit, learning a new skill, setting KPIs or developing a business strategy — goal-setting is an integral part of our personal and
5 Things You Should Know About Project Cybersecurity by Brad Egeland
Cybersecurity is an interesting topic – no doubt about it. But it becomes a scary topic if your organization falls victim to a vicious cyber
Five Surprising Project Management Truths by Brad Egeland
Projects are hard to manage. Big and small – no doubt. In the world of project management, not everything is always how it seems or
What Does a Successful PMO Look Like? By Brad Egeland
I’ve been a part of many PMO’s – I’ve even helped with or led the building process for a couple of them. I’m opinionated, in
Get it Right the First Time by Brad Egeland.
Nobody is perfect. We like to think we are sometimes delivering perfection on our projects or products we deliver… we are so proud of them.
Starting Your Project Management Week off Better by Brad Egeland
Monday morning project chaos. That’s what likely awaits you as a project manager. It is a way of life for us. Think starting the day
Strategies for Virtual Project Team Management – Part 2
In Part 1 of this two part series on Virtual Team Management Strategies, we covered the first two of my personal list of five key
Strategies for Virtual Project Team Management – Part 1 by Brad Egeland
I have long been a proponent of remote work, remote project management and the virtual project team concept. It has worked very successfully for me
Rewarding Exceptional Project Team Efforts by Brad Egeland
I recently read about one software vendors opinion that you should reward exceptional project team and team member efforts – around Valentine’s Day, for example
Symptoms of an Ineffective PMO by Brad Egeland.
Is your PM infrastructure doing all it needs to do to promote maximum project success in the organization and for your project customers? Are your
Let’s Walk Through the Fire Together by Brad Egeland.
Taking a line from one of my favorite songs by one of my favorite groups… BUSH… I’m thinking about how this line relates to many
MindGenius’ Guide to Happy Homeworking
Another week of homeworking? We know the effects that homeworking can have both physically and mentally on you. This blog is designed to help alleviate
Guest Blog: 5 Steps to Start Your Remote Work Day Off Right by Brad Egeland.
Think “Monday morning chaos.” Think starting the day wondering who has emailed issues to you since you last checked your messages. Think arriving at your
Remote Working with MindGenius: A Guide to Excelling Away from the Office.
Following on from our last blog – the World of Telecommuting – where we spoke on some of the ways to make your office at
Dyslexia and Mind-mapping: Organization like never before.
In light of the Dyslexia Show being held in Birmingham’s NEC on the 20th March, this week’s blog shall be dedicated to those with dyslexia,
The World of Telecommuting: A Guide to Handy Homeworking.
Have you been working at home recently? This blog is being directed at those around the world who have been trying to adjust to working
Social Media Success: A guide to Social Media Marketing.
In today’s world, Social Media is the most crucial, and cost-effective, marketing tool there is. Regardless of whether you’re a multinational organization or a local
Learning Leadership: A Guide to Improving your Leadership Skills.
One thing I know from personal experience is that it’s never easy to be a leader. Whether you’re a managing a project, a group leader
Preventing Procrastination: Ways to Improve your Productivity
There are many benefits to being productive, both in work and in your personal life. From a business point of view, your productivity can be
5 Easy Steps to the Perfect Lessons Learned Session
5 Easy Steps to the Perfect Lessons Learned Session Brad Egeland Creator and Author of Top Project Management Blog: Bradegeland.com Lessons learned on any project
The Power of a Successful Strategy: Avoiding the If’s, But’s and Maybe’s.
When your career reaches its finale and the days of full time golfing are imminent, will you be able to pass the slipper test? By
Our CEO on Managing Conflict as a Project Manager
Conflict is Coming. Having had experience at managing projects in the past, let me tell you that no matter how hard you try to
Maintain your Motivation and Achieve your Goals.
Banishing the Blues As February gets underway, many of us have already given up on our previously well-thought out, “achievable” goals for this year.
6 Step Guide to Project Management
6 Step Guide to Project Management Project Management can often seem overly complicated so professional project management processes have been broken down to provide you
Mindmapping: Productive Practice for Project Managers
Mindmapping: Productive Practice for Project Managers Have you ever attempted mapping out your mind? And no, we’re not talking about MRIs or brain scans,
Mindmapping: Get Your Dissertation off to the Right Start
Describe your fourth year at University? Late night’s in the library, gathering seemingly endless amounts of data, and then making sure all 15,000 words